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of the boy scouts organization. tonight a judge in oregon has ordered the boy scouts of america to pay 18.5 million in punitive damages in a sex abuse lawsuit. that's in addition to 1.4 million already awarded to the plaintiffs in compensatory damages. the jury found the boy scouts negligent for failing to prevent abuse by an assistant scout master in the early 1980s. >>> they were being paid to police the financial markets. instead they spent hours surfing for hard core porn on their government computers. workers at the computers and exchange commission are accused of downloading porn on their office computers and that's on your dime, folks. some of them make $220,000 a year. 31 workers were caught and out of that number 17 were senior staffers making those big bucks. >> they were being paid to do a job for the people and when you lose sight of that they have to be dealt with appropriately. >> our country is in shambles and they are doing their own thing. >> an fcc official defended the agency telling cbs news some of this criticism is overblown pointing out that just 31 employees out of
. a special van was parked on the national mall today to showcase the census as a portrait of america. the exhibit was designed to encourage people to mail in a n-their forms before the deadline. house holds that don't return their forms by then may get a visit from a census worker starting in late may. >>> the masters golf tournament on cbs and xhanl 9 this weekend is -- channel 9 is expected to draw record vurgs because of tiger woods returning to play. what do lady golfers think of tiger's return to play? >> reporter: he was the golfer to admire. >> had he a great record and a fabulous game. >> reporter: the man who changed the game. >> he's the no. 1 player in the world. >> reporter: a revelationary that introduced golf to the masses. >> it opened not only for everybody but women like me. >> reporter: expecttations were high but after news of his affairs broke, females saw tyingner a different light. >> initially i was sd sds pointed. >> reporter: gals say the scandal surprised everyone and these golfers cared. >> initially i felt very sorry for tiger because he was always the ult
of the dead. >> every person in america understand it's the hard work in west virginia that made this country what it is. >> president obama ordered all flags in the state flown at half staff today. >>> taking a look now at news from across the nation. >> you don't use gasoline to start a grill. it's needless. >> in minnesota, a man died after a barbecue explosion. police say a charcoal grill blew up after someone used gasoline to light it. a 12-year-old boy was burned in the accident. the man who heard the blast and tried to help died. >>> in texas a little girl died after a horse accidentally trampled her. the horse got startled and tossed the girl and mom off. the horse stepped on the child's head and killed her. the mother suffered back and neck injuries. >>> and in florida, students taking to the streets to protest a newbill that would link teacher's salary to student test scores. the florida legislature passed the bill and now it's on the way to the governor's desk. the school district also expected teachers to call in sick to protest that bill. >>> caught on tape, a dramatic water resc
businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> it's time for 9 sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >> a 36-year-old receiver with a bad attitude. that's the kind of guy the old redskins would have gone after. but not bruce allen and mike shanahan. they're the guys who highjacked don snyder's checkbook and then we hear the name terrell owens. multiple reports said donovan mcnabb was lobbying to sign the free agent even though they fought like cats and dogs when they were in philly today. they told the whole story is fiction and it ain't happ
loud. >> yes, he did. >> we'll be right back. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. >>> and that is 9news for tonight. don't forget we're always on at wusa9.com. >> our good friend letterman is up next. make it a good one. >> you're close friends now? [ applause ] [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] venus williams
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christopher columbus landing in america. as he knows, it didn't turn out well for the native americans. and that has people talking. >> i guess you believe in aliens, movie and the media portray them as bad. but you don't necessarily know. >> i think we should try to contact them. >> in my opinion, it's too late. >> reporter: his opinion should count. professor fred bruiweiler teaches physics. >> you think of all of the radio transmitters there has been on for some time. if there is a civilization and if they have detectors, if they're within 100 light years from us, they should be able to detect us. >> reporter: paterson she's not scared. >> we need to have more alien friends. i would reach out and extend my hand. friendship, love. >> reporter: there are only two way alien contacts could go. more like et or the way steven hawking describes. he airs his concerns in a documentary. >>> well, thousands of dominoes came toppling down in texas all in an effort to help the children in haiti. >> i tell you what, you guys are causing us -- >> it was all part of a school's annual fundraiser. th
without hitting the wall. >> the idea they're going to take back america with a point of a gub and they're going to -- gun and they're going to expose tyranny. the people that didn't vote don't count. >> pro-gun common stray stray tors say -- demonstrators say the date was picked because of the history. >>> a packet like this is appealing to kids. what is inside could make them sick. a health alert every parent should know. we'll talk about it after the break. >>> and talk about a wild close call. what happens when an octopus gets just a little too friendly with an under water photographer. top. >>> well, it's 66 today. a pretty average day in terms of temperature. we'll take you out with the wake up weather. actually pretty bright tomorrow. temperatures in the upper 30s. anywhere from about 39-49. we'll tell you if the winds will stay light all day and we'll tell you when the next chance for rain and showers moves in. stay tuned. >>> a health alert about smokeless tobacco that may look like candy or mints and can poison kids. they come in metal packages shaped almost like a cell phone
a place of honor in america's memory. >> there are americans whose names we know. they are leaders whose legacies we teach. they're giants who fill our history books. well, dr. dorothy heights deserves a place in this pantheon. >> dr. heights passed away last week at the age of 98. to see more of the funeral, log on to our website wusa9.com and click on the civil rights in america icon. >>> this is alabama. we speak english. if you want to live here, learn it. >> talk about an attack ad. a politician blasts everyone who doesn't speak english. >>> plus a health alert. brand new hope in fighting cancer with the first of its kind vaccine. >>> also, police i am percent nators in our -- i am percent nators in our area. temperatures a little milder now. 46-56. winds turning southwesterly at ten. we'll come back and take you through all of friday and i'm still putting some finishing touches on the weekend. ambulances q [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] achievement has its own patch of grass. ♪ achievement unleashes hidden potential. ♪ all right! achievement looks forward to dinner at home. achi
at suntrust.com/solid somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> it's time for 9 sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >> so what did we expect after five months off, he would start shanking balls into the lake and shooting 80? unlike leem given the fact that two -- unlikely given the fact that after a knee surgery he became back and won many. warm applauds as he gets to the first tee and then roped his first drive right down the middle of the first fairway. he birdied number three and then sunk that putt for eagle on eight. he was stuck behind a tree. look, he's running after it to see what he did. and what he did was pretty good. right up on the green. pretty close to the hole. birdied there. shot 68
. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> president obama signed a bill to go to the senate. it will extend benefits to june 2nd and restores full medicaid payments to doctors. folks that lost out after exhausting their state benefits will now be able to reapply and get their checks retroactively. >>> the district's chief financial officer is latching out against the city's school chancellor. today they sent michelle rhee a letter refusing her claim and now there is a $34,000 surplus. she had fired more t
that changed america. >> reporter: show she was born in virginia and planted her roots in harlem. washingtonians claimed her as their own. >> she is a world figure but a national treasure, but to those of us in washington dc we think of her as a washingtonian. >> reporter: and dorothy height did fight many of her battles here. >> dorothy could not live without immersing herself in the life of our city and d.c. voting rights became one of her great causes, too. >> reporter: secretary of state clinton reminded worshippers that height's life was not defined by jun one struggle for equality. >> she under stood that women's rights and civil rights are indi visible. you can't say you're for one and not be for the other. >> reporter: it was a night of serious tributes, but no celebration of dorothy height could neglect her love of those trademark hats. >> she was a supporter of the women's movement, she was for integration, and now she don't want nuns to be the only place going about with something on their head. >> reporter: well, there were plenty of funny, charming, and personal mome
steven strathsburg makes his debut. 9 sports has it all coming up. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. [ male announcer ] you're surrounded by fabrics all day. ♪ wouldn't softer feel better? try ultra downy. it softens fibers better than detergent alone, for a deep-down softness. and ultra downy april fresh has more than double the softening ingredients than the leading value brand's original fresh. ♪ and softer feels better. get more. feel more. >>> it's time for 9 sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >> well, the canadian managed to trick last night better than anything david copperfield ever pulled off. they made alex owe vich kin disappear. -- ovechkin disappear. held without a sing
on wusa9.com. goodnight. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. we're the watchful ones. we like to know where things stand. we keep a close eye on what we have and what we spend. suntrust would like to applaud our solid financial ways. now when you pay your bills online you'll not only gain more control of your money, you can also earn up to one hundred and fifty dollars. find out more at suntrust.com/solid live solid. bank solid. suntrust. find out more at suntrust.com/solid i'm a fashion stylist. my secret? t.j.maxx. they buy directly from designers and you see the savings! i dress fashionistas. but i'm a maxxinista. t.j.maxx.
. >> nature calls. >> [laughter]. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> well that is 9 news for tonight. letterman is up next with matt damon. >> don't forget we're always on wusa9.com. goodnight, everybody. [ beeping ] ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪ ♪ let freedom ring i'm a fashion stylist. my secret? t.j.maxx. they buy directly from designers and you see the savings! i dress fashionistas. but i'm a maxxinista. t.j.maxx.
the rest of the weekend and look ahead to next week when we come back. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> today dc mayor gave his fourth state of the city address. >> i believe with an $11 billion budget even though we are spending less of your local tax dollars, there is no excuse for why the government cannot do the business that we were hired to do. whether that is the schools or recreation centers or basic infrastructure, policing your neighborhoods, we will continue to find new ways to make advancements on your behalf. >> fenty faces one opponent in the september democratic primary in his bid for reelection. vince gray. >>> president obama says governor bob mcdonell made an unacceptable omiss
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while helping the break america's dependence on foreign oil. >>> a state lawmaker in missouri is facing a challenge from her husband and she was just granted a protection order from him. we're talking about a democrat named linda fisher. her husband is john fisher. three days after the judge granted her the protection order, he filed as a republican candidate for his wife's seat. >>> a father ordered to pay an antigay church that protested his son's funeral is getting some help. people are chipping in to help out albert snyder. he is suing the church after the members picketed the funeral of his son. but an appeals court ordered snyder to pay more than $16,000 in appeals costs to the church's founder. the church believes u.s. military deaths are god's punishments for the tolerance of homosexuality. >>> the writer behind the column in the american university newspaper is no longer with the eagle. sophomore alex nepper and the paper have parted ways just days after the column came out. ? it, he wrote that date rape was quote, an incoherent concept. the editor in chief printed the column.
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> the army is considering whether to resend an invitation to evangelist franklin graham, the son of the famous graham was supposed to appear. but complaints about his description of islam as evil has the military questioning whether they should pull the invite. graham's appearance would offend muslim employees at the pentagon and could endanger american troops by stirring up muslim extremism. >>> president obama says it's very important his next supreme court nominee takes women's rights into account. in interpreting the co
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